IBM, Intel join in mobile security spec release

Intel, IBM, and Japanese telecom NTT DoCoMo published a jointly developed security specification called the Trusted Mobile Platform. The new spec aims to secure mobile e-commerce activities, such as electronic tickets and e-wallets, and to help protect devices from emerging software attacks. ‘Through tamper-resistant modules and by enabling domain separation, a trusted platform will be able to protect data from potential viruses spreading from one application to the next,’ the companies said in a statement.

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